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2 c3 Sicilian
2 c3 Sicilian
Alapin [B22]
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85 833 Last Post 09/09/19 at 13:12:09
In: Re: 6...g6 in the 2...Nf6...
By: Paddy
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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54 450 Last Post 09/26/19 at 17:25:17
In: Re: Rossolimo 3...g6 4. B...
By: tony37
Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
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36 367 Last Post 06/21/17 at 17:27:10
In: Re: Closed - Black Doesn'...
By: an ordinary chessplayer
GPA  (1 Viewing)
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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45 476 Last Post 11/07/17 at 22:36:02
In: Re: Experts on the Anti-S...
By: fling
Morra  (3 Viewing)
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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31 788 Last Post 01/13/20 at 02:38:08
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By: TopNotch
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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What do people think of 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3
So one of the most popular lines I've faced as white when I use the 2.c3 variation is 2..d5.  It seems I can avoid this continuation by playing 2.Nf6 d6 3.c3 .. as black now would not want to play d5....

Started 08/01/08 at 20:06:05 by everalexfor
11 10141 Last Post 04/14/09 at 12:57:21
By: zoo - Ex Member
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Tartakower Variation
I can't find this in the main section,does it have another name?
e4 c5 Nf3 d6 d4 cxd4 c3
I get stuffed by this all the time .

Started 03/28/09 at 20:49:06 by Turlock (Ex Member)
3 1841 Last Post 03/30/09 at 10:49:11
By: chk
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Wing Gambit a la Benko!?
I have been going through a few Wing Gambit games, and I am thinking "why isn't this just a reversed Benko?" After 1.e4, c5 2.b4, cb 3.a3, d5 4.ed, Qd5 5.Nf3, e5 6.ab, Bb4 7.c3, why can't white play a...

Started 03/08/09 at 14:45:29 by Unownasofyet
3 2198 Last Post 03/13/09 at 12:35:50
By: trw
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.b3!?
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.b3!? - Does this variation have a generally accepted name?
Anyone who knows about possible sources about it?
I know about Kindermann's internet articles and Kaufman's 'Bla...

Started 09/23/05 at 11:56:37 by TalJechin
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23 13360 Last Post 03/08/09 at 21:27:21
By: MNb
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2b3 a rating
Hi all,
How does 2.b3 rate as far as a Anti-Sicilian?  Meaning is it better than Grand priz attack or the c3 sicilian??  Any thoughts would be appreciated!!

Started 02/15/09 at 06:42:09 by Zatara
1 2001 Last Post 02/15/09 at 12:39:00
By: Bonsai
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Closed Sicilian/GPA against. 2...e6/3...a6/4...b5
Almost 100% of my recent games against the Sicilian have started 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 e6 3.g3 (or 3.f4) ... a6. It has been played against me so many times  lately that I wonder if this hasn't been published...

Started 12/17/08 at 05:23:27 by RedIvan
11 5540 Last Post 01/22/09 at 12:27:24
By: zoo - Ex Member
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A fluffy start for David
Long awaited and finally arrived - D. Vigorittos first update on chesspublishing. I think its a nice selection of games and clearly superior to various tries from Another Man here  Wink
Now future ...

Started 11/01/08 at 16:07:05 by Matemax
5 2958 Last Post 11/08/08 at 17:00:27
By: doctord
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1 e4 c5  2 e5 Sicilian
Hello all,
Does anyone know anything about 2 e5 against the Sicilian Defense? I tried it on ICC, and it seems to work. Also, there is a master at the Marshall Chess Club, Yefim Treger, who plays ...

Started 09/17/07 at 14:26:20 by Gambit
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21 16403 Last Post 10/22/08 at 15:44:19
By: CheckMate
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Andy's replacement?
Andy has just told me that he won't be able to do his column for the next few months (actually I guess that includes this month, too) so I need to find a replacement pretty quick. Richard Palliser spr...

Started 10/29/07 at 14:49:16 by GMTonyKosten
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24 10507 Last Post 10/11/08 at 07:39:31
By: BlkSabb
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1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 e6 3.Nge2 Nc6 4.Nf4?!
Hi, I recently faced someone online who only plays this variation.  I thought it was so bad that I could bust it with relatively little effort.  I was wrong.
I chose:
[color=#0000ff][size=14]1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 e6 (Others had tried ...

Started 10/07/08 at 16:17:41 by Smyslov_Fan
4 2123 Last Post 10/08/08 at 00:17:59
By: RandomPatzer
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Open anti-sicilian with early g3
just have a question,
is there literature on the anti-sicilian that is open with early d4 but then follows with g3?
I think this anti-sicilian could be more to my liking than c3 (feels incor...

Started 08/30/08 at 07:04:35 by cyronix (Ex Member)
9 3222 Last Post 09/21/08 at 00:43:24
By: MNb
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Poll
Poll: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Hello Sicilianites!
What do you find the most annoying Anti-Sicilian to face as Black? By this I don't mean the objectively strongest Anti-Sicilian, but rather which lines give you the most heada...

Started 06/02/08 at 08:16:31 by Chevalier
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36 17217 Last Post 09/17/08 at 09:46:01
By: TimS
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Anti sicilian with 2Nc3 Nc6 3.Bc4???
I have met this alot recently and ended up getting into a kings indian style position except with Whites c4 biship on a2 and saving a tempo on g4...
i lost.... bad

Started 07/05/08 at 14:57:39 by Chessmoby
11 6618 Last Post 09/16/08 at 21:18:03
By: kylemeister
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Main Line - Wing Gambit (B20)
Recently I have been playing the Wing gambit extensively on ICC, following the repertoire of Nigel Davis Gambiteer to spice up my games. A few initial conclusions I would like to share with you. <br /...

Started 08/30/08 at 09:03:15 by dragonmaster
4 2564 Last Post 08/31/08 at 04:31:01
By: Zatara
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GPA or Nc6 Bb5??
Hi all,
wich is best:
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 and grand prix or 3.Bb5??
thanks everyone who reads this!!

Started 05/17/08 at 04:01:26 by Zatara
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28 9863 Last Post 07/21/08 at 12:40:23
By: Strategy_Rules
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The b3 anti-sicilian
Could someone suggest a good source of information for a grounding on how to play 1.e4 c5 2.b3.
Are there any books or internet articles on the main lines?
Many thanks!

Started 06/20/08 at 17:52:08 by naughtyknight
11 11124 Last Post 07/09/08 at 01:23:22
By: MNb
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Nc3 or Nf3-based Anti-Sicilian System?
Like so many others reluctant to play the main line Open Sicilians I have been trying to decide on a simpler alternative (other than 1 d4 hah). I came down to comparing two systemic openings, the "Nc3...

Started 07/01/08 at 01:03:16 by Marno
11 3531 Last Post 07/04/08 at 14:39:22
By: bragesjo
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Interesting side lines
Hi all,
What do you guys think of this repertoire:
1.e4 c5
2.Nc3 d6
then Grand prix attack      if 2...Nc6 then 3.Nf3 if 3...Nf6 then 4.Bb5

Started 05/03/08 at 04:35:18 by Zatara
5 2410 Last Post 05/06/08 at 19:02:42
By: urusov
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Shortage of Recent posts in Anti-Sicilians section
Any reason for the shortage of recent posts in the Anti-Sicilians section of this forum? There is plenty of scope for originality in the Anti-Sicilians, but for some reason the most recent post here (...

Started 04/21/08 at 08:47:43 by Legion XIX
3 1833 Last Post 05/04/08 at 07:11:34
By: cyronix - Ex Member
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Why do people keep saying this?
wasn't sure whether to post here or on 'Open Sicilians' - opted for here on basis that anyone playing the open as Black is also likely to look in here too.
Anyway, I keep considering taki...

Started 04/07/08 at 10:48:04 by rottenglen
10 3697 Last Post 04/11/08 at 22:45:24
By: Chevalier
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